Patents by Inventor Susumu Suzuki

Susumu Suzuki has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Publication number: 20200298086
    Abstract: A small golf swing training tool has the same weight balance as that of a golf club and can easily confirm the orientation of the club face during training A golf swing training tool includes a grasping part made of a rod-shaped member, a weight part made of a plate-like (plate-shaped) member surrounding both ends of the grasping part, and an insertion hole required to allow to grasp the grasping part between the grasping part and the weight part. The grasping part is not arranged at the weight center of the weight part.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 5, 2020
    Publication date: September 24, 2020
    Inventor: Susumu Suzuki
  • Patent number: 10734221
    Abstract: A method of manufacturing a semiconductor device having a metal oxide film with workpiece accommodated in a chamber, includes: supplying a precursor gas containing a metal complex into the chamber to form a precursor layer on the workpiece from the precursor gas; supplying an oxidizing gas into the chamber to oxidize the precursor layer so that a metal oxide layer is formed, the oxidizing gas being a gas containing H2O or a gas having a functional group containing hydrogen atoms in the metal complex and containing an oxidant to generate H2O by reaction with the functional group; supplying an H2O removal gas containing alcohols or amines into the chamber to remove H2O adsorbed onto the metal oxide layer; and executing a plurality of cycles each including the supplying a precursor gas and the supplying an oxidizing gas. At least some of the cycles includes the supplying an H2O removal gas.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 6, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 4, 2020
    Assignee: TOKYO ELECTRON LIMITED
    Inventors: Taiki Kato, Hisashi Higuchi, Kosuke Yamamoto, Ayuta Suzuki, Kazuyoshi Matsuzaki, Yuji Seshimo, Susumu Takada, Yoshihiro Takezawa
  • Patent number: 10660551
    Abstract: A concentration measurement apparatus measures a temporal relative change amount (?cHb, ?O2Hb) of either or both of total hemoglobin concentration and oxygenated hemoglobin concentration in the head that vary due to repetition of chest compression, and includes a light incidence section making measurement light incident on the head, a light detection section detecting the measurement light propagated through the interior of the head and generating a detection signal in accordance with the intensity of the measurement light, and a CPU determining, based on the detection signal, the relative change amount (?cHb, ?O2Hb) and performing a filtering process of removing frequency components less than a predetermined frequency from frequency components contained in the relative change amount (?cHb, ?O2Hb).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 29, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 26, 2020
    Assignees: ST. MARIANNA UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF MEDICINE, HAMAMATSU PHOTONICS K.K.
    Inventors: Yasuaki Koyama, Takeo Ozaki, Susumu Suzuki
  • Patent number: 10625767
    Abstract: A steering device includes: an inner tube; an outer tube that fixes the inner tube by fastening the inner tube from an outer side, and has a first slit extending in an axial direction; a pair of clamp brackets that is disposed so that the clamp brackets face each other with the first slit therebetween; and a reinforcing member that is connected to one of the clamp brackets and also connected to a connection region that is a region of an outer circumferential surface of the outer tube and located farther on one side in the axial direction than an end of the first slit on the one side in the axial direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 27, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 21, 2020
    Assignees: JTEKT CORPORATION, HIRUTA-KOGYO CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Takuya Suzuki, Daiki Goto, Susumu Imagaki, Takahiro Fujii
  • Patent number: 10629342
    Abstract: A rare earth bonded magnet comprises a rare earth-iron-based magnetic powder and a thermosetting resin composition. The thermosetting resin composition is obtained by blending a dicyclopentadiene type epoxy resin as a base resin and dicyandiamide as a curing agent. The dicyclopentadiene type epoxy resin includes a predetermined structure wherein an average value of a repeating unit n is 1 to 3.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 24, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 21, 2020
    Assignee: MINEBEA MITSUMI INC.
    Inventors: Shiho Ohya, Yu Okawara, Susumu Teraoka, Toshinori Suzuki, Akihiro Yamane
  • Patent number: 10612139
    Abstract: There is provided a tungsten film forming method which includes: forming a first tungsten film on a substrate; and forming a second tungsten film on the first tungsten film. The forming a first tungsten film includes alternately supplying a first raw material gas containing tungsten and a diborane gas together with a first carrier gas to the substrate. The forming a second tungsten film includes alternately supplying a second raw material gas containing tungsten and a hydrogen gas together with a second carrier gas to the substrate on which the first tungsten film is formed. The first carrier gas is a nitrogen gas. The second carrier gas includes at least one kind of nobel gas and has the noble gas at a flow rate of 70% or more with respect to a total flow rate of the second carrier gas.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 25, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 7, 2020
    Assignee: TOKYO ELECTRON LIMITED
    Inventors: Koji Maekawa, Takashi Sameshima, Shintaro Aoyama, Mikio Suzuki, Susumu Arima, Atsushi Matsumoto, Naoki Shibata
  • Patent number: 10568497
    Abstract: A first signal processing apparatus includes: an image processing unit configured to at least execute a composition process of generating composed image information in which first image information or second image information and textual information are superimposed; and a control unit configured to control the process of the image processing unit in accordance with communication with a second signal processing apparatus. The control unit selects either one of the first image information and the second image information, and when the second image information is selected, the control unit outputs a first command for instructing the second signal processing apparatus not to superimpose the second image information and the textual information related to the second image information, and causes the image processing unit to generate composite image information in which the second image information and the textual information related to the second image information are superimposed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 1, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 25, 2020
    Assignee: OLYMPUS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hironori Nakagawa, Tatsuhiko Suzuki, Tomoki Iwasaki, Susumu Hashimoto, Toshihiro Hamada, Yuji Kutsuma
  • Publication number: 20200003853
    Abstract: A radio frequency power supply according to an embodiment is a radio frequency power supply that amplifies an input signal including application timing of a radio frequency magnetic field and waveform information and that supplies the amplified input signal to a radio frequency coil. The radio frequency power supply includes an amplifier and a controlling unit. The amplifier amplifies the input signal and to output an amplified signal. The controlling circuity varies power supply voltage used by the amplifier for the amplification of the input signal, in accordance with the input signal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 1, 2019
    Publication date: January 2, 2020
    Applicant: CANON MEDICAL SYSTEMS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hirofumi YAMAKI, Susumu KAWAGUCHI, Mitsuyuki MURAKAMI, Hisanori SUZUKI, Hajime TANAKA
  • Patent number: 10520850
    Abstract: An image forming apparatus includes circuitry, a reader, and an exposure device that drives lighting elements aligned in a main scanning direction to form a first test image. The circuitry acquires density of first sub-areas, into which the first test image is divided in the main scanning direction, and calculates first correction data based on density of each of the first sub-areas and average density of the first sub-areas, to correct light amounts of the lighting elements. The exposure device forms a second test image with the light amounts corrected. The circuitry acquires density of second sub-areas, into which the second test image is divided in the main scanning direction, and calculates second correction data based on density of a second sub-area adjacent to each of the second sub-areas, to further correct the light amounts. The second sub-areas are differently located from the first sub-areas in the main scanning direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 5, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 31, 2019
    Assignee: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Hiroaki Nishina, Koichi Murota, Yoshinobu Sakaue, Masashi Suzuki, Susumu Narita, Takuma Nishio, Ryo Sato
  • Publication number: 20190391953
    Abstract: An on-vehicle system comprises a Clock Extension Peripheral Interface (CXPI) bus and a device coupled to the CXPI bus as a slave node. The device comprises a transceiver configured to: generate a first signal by delaying an inverted signal of a transmission data signal; generate a second signal based on the transmission data signal, where the second signal has a low slew rate; selectively output the first signal or the second signal as a third signal, in response to a selector signal; and generate a clock signal in response to the third signal, where the clock signal is at a high level when the third signal is at a low level, and where the clock signal is at the low level when the third signal is at the high level.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 9, 2019
    Publication date: December 26, 2019
    Applicant: Cypress Semiconductor Corporation
    Inventors: Akihiro Suzuki, Masami Nakashima, Masuo Inui, Koji Okada, Takeo Zaitsu, Takashi Shimizu, Shinichi Yamamoto, Kazuhiro Tomita, Susumu Kuroda
  • Patent number: 10514646
    Abstract: An image forming apparatus includes a latent image bearer, a latent image writing device, a developing device, a conveyance unit to convey a recording medium, a transfer device, a length data acquisition unit to obtain a length of the recording medium in a conveyance direction of the recording medium, an image forming processor to form a test pattern, and a light quantity correction calculator that acquires image density data of the test pattern and calculates a light quantity correction value to correct a light quantity. The image forming processor sets a position of the test pattern on the recording medium in the conveyance direction of the recording medium and a length of the test pattern in the conveyance direction of the recording medium based on the length of the recording medium in the conveyance direction of the recording medium obtained by the length data acquisition unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 25, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 24, 2019
    Assignee: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Susumu Narita, Yoshinobu Sakaue, Ryo Sato, Koichi Murota, Masashi Suzuki, Takuma Nishio, Hiroaki Nishina
  • Patent number: 10506915
    Abstract: A first signal processing apparatus, to which a first endoscope apparatus including a first image sensor is detachably attached and communicably connected with a second signal processing apparatus to which a second endoscope apparatus including a second image sensor is attached, the first signal processing apparatus being configured to process a first imaging signal generated by the first image sensor or a second image signal generated by the second image sensor, includes a control unit configured to control a process inside the first signal processing apparatus in accordance with communication with the second signal processing apparatus. The control unit processes the first imaging signal when a first command is received, and when a second command is received, the control unit controls the process inside the first signal processing apparatus to make the process of the second imaging signal to correspond to the second command.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 30, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 17, 2019
    Assignee: OLYMPUS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Tomoki Iwasaki, Tatsuhiko Suzuki, Susumu Hashimoto, Yuji Kutsuma, Toshihiro Hamada, Hironori Nakagawa
  • Patent number: 10464024
    Abstract: A water treatment device is provided with a separation membrane device having a separation membrane for concentrating dissolved components and dispersed components from water to be treated and obtaining permeated water; a first deposit detecting unit provided in a non-permeated water branch line branched from a non-permeated water line for discharging non-permeated water in which dissolved components and dispersed components have been concentrated, using part of the non-permeated water that has branched off as a detection liquid, and having a first separation membrane for detection in which the detection liquid is separated into permeated water for detection and non-permeated water for detection; and first flow rate measuring devices for separated liquid for detection that measure the flow rates of one or both of the permeated water for detection and the non-permeated water for detection separated by the first separation membrane for detection.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 3, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 5, 2019
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES ENGINEERING, LTD.
    Inventors: Hideaki Sakurai, Hideo Suzuki, Hiroshi Nakashoji, Shigeru Yoshioka, Susumu Okino, Noriaki Senba, Shigehiro Sugiyama, Masayuki Eda, Hyota Abe, Ryo Kamito, Nobuyuki Ukai
  • Patent number: 10437188
    Abstract: An image forming apparatus includes an image reading device; an image forming device including a photoconductor, a charger, an exposure device including a light-emitting element, a memory to store a first correction value for correction a light emission amount of the light-emitting element, and a driver to drive the light-emitting element, a developing device, a transfer device, and a fixing device. The image forming apparatus further includes a processor to calculate a second correction value for correcting the light emission amount, based on density data of image data of a predetermined pattern on a recording medium; calculate a third correction value for correcting the light emission amount, based on the first correction value and the second correction value; and determine, before calculating the third correction value, whether placement of the recording medium on the reading table is correct based on the density data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 30, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 8, 2019
    Assignee: RICOH COMPANY, LTD.
    Inventors: Takuma Nishio, Yoshinobu Sakaue, Susumu Narita, Ryo Sato, Koichi Murota, Masashi Suzuki, Hiroaki Nishina
  • Publication number: 20190286005
    Abstract: An image forming apparatus includes circuitry, a reader, and an exposure device that drives lighting elements aligned in a main scanning direction to form a first test image. The circuitry acquires density of first sub-areas, into which the first test image is divided in the main scanning direction, and calculates first correction data based on density of each of the first sub-areas and average density of the first sub-areas, to correct light amounts of the lighting elements. The exposure device forms a second test image with the light amounts corrected. The circuitry acquires density of second sub-areas, into which the second test image is divided in the main scanning direction, and calculates second correction data based on density of a second sub-area adjacent to each of the second sub-areas, to further correct the light amounts. The second sub-areas are differently located from the first sub-areas in the main scanning direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 5, 2019
    Publication date: September 19, 2019
    Inventors: Hiroaki NISHINA, Koichi MUROTA, Yoshinobu SAKAUE, Masashi SUZUKI, Susumu NARITA, Takuma NISHIO, Ryo SATO
  • Patent number: 10407331
    Abstract: A scale detection device of a concentrating device comprises: a reverse osmosis membrane device 13 that is a concentrating device including a reverse osmosis membrane 13a, which is a filtering membrane for concentrating salt in a water to be treated 11, containing at least calcium sulfate to obtain reclaimed water 12; and a scale detection unit 15 disposed in a branched line L14 branched from a concentrated water line L13 discharging concentrated water 14 having a high concentration of salt, the scale detection unit further concentrating the salt in the concentrated water 14 to obtain reclaimed water for detection 16, and including a detection membrane 15a detecting the absence or presence of scale component deposition in the concentrated water 14.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 8, 2014
    Date of Patent: September 10, 2019
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES ENGINEERING, LTD.
    Inventors: Ryo Kamito, Susumu Okino, Masayuki Eda, Hideaki Sakurai, Nobuyuki Ukai, Hideo Suzuki, Hiroshi Nakashoji, Shigeru Yoshioka
  • Patent number: 10405783
    Abstract: A concentration measurement apparatus includes a probe, having a light incidence section making measurement light incident on the head and a light detection section detecting the measurement light that has propagated through the interior of the head, and a CPU determining temporal relative change amounts of oxygenated hemoglobin concentration and deoxygenated hemoglobin concentration and determining a correlation coefficient of the relative change amounts and a polarity of a slope of a regression line.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 1, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 10, 2019
    Assignee: HAMAMATSU PHOTONICS K.K.
    Inventors: Takeo Ozaki, Susumu Suzuki
  • Patent number: 10399878
    Abstract: The water treatment system includes: an aluminate ion addition part for adding an aluminate ion additive to water to be treated containing at least salt content and silica; a first precipitation part provided on the downstream side of the aluminate ion addition part; a first pH adjustment part provided on the downstream side of the first precipitation part; a first solid/liquid separation part for separating the solid content in the water to be treated; a second pH adjustment part for adjusting the pH of the water to be treated from the first solid/liquid separation part to a second pH level; and a first separation membrane (desalination treatment) apparatus provided on the downstream side of the second pH adjustment part so as to separate the water to be treated into first permeated water and first non-permeated water by removing the salt content in the water to be treated.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 19, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 3, 2019
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES ENGINEERING, LTD.
    Inventors: Nobuyuki Ukai, Susumu Okino, Hideo Suzuki, Hiroshi Nakashoji, Shigeru Yoshioka, Tomomi Komatsu
  • Patent number: 10394749
    Abstract: An on-vehicle system comprises a Clock Extension Peripheral Interface (CXPI) bus and a device coupled to the CXPI bus. The device comprises a transceiver configured to: detect a baud rate clock signal and a phase difference between the baud rate clock signal and an input data signal that was generated asynchronously from the baud rate clock signal; obtain a timing from an edge of the baud rate clock signal based the phase difference; capture a value of the input data signal at the timing; and transmit the captured value as an output data signal over the CXPI bus.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 30, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 27, 2019
    Assignee: Cypress Semiconductor Corporation
    Inventors: Akihiro Suzuki, Masami Nakashima, Masuo Inui, Koji Okada, Takeo Zaitsu, Takashi Shimizu, Shinichi Yamamoto, Kazuhiro Tomita, Susumu Kuroda
  • Publication number: 20180020959
    Abstract: A concentration measurement apparatus measures a temporal relative change amount (?cHb, ?O2Hb) of either or both of total hemoglobin concentration and oxygenated hemoglobin concentration in the head that vary due to repetition of chest compression, and includes a light incidence section making measurement light incident on the head, a light detection section detecting the measurement light propagated through the interior of the head and generating a detection signal in accordance with the intensity of the measurement light, and a CPU determining, based on the detection signal, the relative change amount (?cHb, ?O2Hb) and performing a filtering process of removing frequency components less than a predetermined frequency from frequency components contained in the relative change amount (?cHb, ?O2Hb).
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 29, 2017
    Publication date: January 25, 2018
    Inventors: Yasuaki KOYAMA, Takeo OZAKI, Susumu SUZUKI